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Worth a visit (National Police Museum)

We visited this museum on lazy Saturday afternoon during our trip to Tampere. The museum is about... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
vasavapr
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Lappeenranta, Finland
An interesting museum, also fun for kids

For those interested in history, the museum walks you through the Finnish police and justice system... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
lmsk2014
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Helsinki, Finland
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Dec 27, 2017
“Worth a visit (National Police Museum)”
Feb 20, 2017
“An interesting museum, also fun for kids”
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The permanent exhibition provides an comprehensive overview of the history of Finland's police force. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the Museum hosts 1 - 2 special exhibitions each year on different aspects of police work.
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Vaajakatu 2, Tampere 33720, Finland
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+358 29 5418325
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

We visited this museum on lazy Saturday afternoon during our trip to Tampere. The museum is about history of police in Finland. Collection included weapons, uniforms, handcuffs, defense devices, forensic investigation devices etc. We found the forensic investigation section very interesting. There are a whole...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

For those interested in history, the museum walks you through the Finnish police and justice system from past to present. Not all the information is in English, though. Some exhibitions are interactive and kids will have things to explore and try out themselves. Entrance is...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2016

We visited the museum with a group. The displays were very interesting and showed the police force from early days until the present.

Thank Andy G
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Not everything was translated into English, but it was a fairly interesting experience, and free! Overall I enjoyed it.

Thank Meghan C
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

An ok museum. Nothing too special tho. Go only if you're into Police's history etc..but it sure has a potential

Thank Nikoll M
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Take time for this museum. Its interactive and also very interesting. For kids there is playground and they can dress like police officers.

Thank KatrinJ_est
Reviewed June 16, 2016

This museum is pretty small, but it gives to you lot of information about Finnish police forces history. There is old police motorcycle, police cars, also videos, and pictures which tells to you police history. There is also corner for kids, so I can recommed...More

Thank Adolf H
Reviewed June 15, 2015

We wanted to find a place to visit with kids (age 3, 5 and 7) for an hour or so. The museum is not very big, but they have presented quite many aspects of police work in an interesting way. The absolute highlight for the...More

2  Thank Kylaluuta
Reviewed February 18, 2015

An interesting view to the history and present to Finnish police forces. Little bit out of the city center but if you are visiting the TUT, VTT or Police Academy spare some time for this museum, you won't BE dissappointed. When you to to Glasgow...More

1  Thank Markku Leppanen L
Reviewed September 9, 2014

Interesting history well presented. Many interesting exhibits covering all aspects of police service. Short bus tide from the centre. Free admission

1  Thank Ailmarsh
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